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TAKAMORI, Seiji TAKAMORI, Seiji Takamoriseiji Kiln

Arita Ware

SUMMARY

・TAKAMORI learned cramics at three places, in Karatsu, in Kyoto and in Arita before getting independet in 2003.
・Such experiences enables him to produce ceramic variously.
・He's always committetd to handwork, for instance, throwing the potter's wheel.
・While bringing the best out of materials, he puts a sense of aesthetics into works..
・He has the natinal qualification of Arita Imari traditional craftsman.
・He traslates ko-imari style into the modern design.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Birth
Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka prefecture in 1962
Education
Arita Industry High School (- 1981)
Address
605-18 Kitanokawachi-hei, Arita-cho, Nishimatsuura-gun, Saga 849-4166 Japan
Affiliation
Japan Kogei Association
Saga Ceramic Art Association
Arita Ceramic Art Association

CAREER HISTORY

Award
The Nishi-nippon Ceramics grand prix in the Nishi-nippon Ceramic Art Exhibition (1999)
The Okinawa prefecture Governor prize in the Exhibition of Art Crafts of SEIBU Area in Japan (2001)
The FM Saga,Inc. prize in the Saga Kenten (2001)
The Saga TV Station prize in the Kyushu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition (2009)
The Arita mayor prize in the Kyushu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition (2011)
The Branch Chief prize in the Exhibition of Art Crafts of SEIBU Area in Japan (2018)
Selected
The Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, The Exhibition of Traditional Kogei of SEIBU Area in Japan, the Arita International Ceramics Competition and other exhibitions